O r c h e s t r a

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Cummington Overture
String orchestra
"An eclectic piece with an Appalachian flavor.  An appreciative audience gave enthusiastic approval."
            -Aiken Standard
15,000 Days on Earth:
A Fanfare for the New Millennium
Orchestra
"A pleasing short work in rondo form." 
            -The State          
Gary's Song
Orchestra

“Reverential, satisfyingly peaceful"       

             -Lehigh Valley Music  

15,000 Days on Earth:
A Fanfare for the New Millennium
Orchestra
"A pleasing short work in rondo form." 
            -The State          
Great Prospects Overture
Orchestra
Potawatomi natives and German Lutheran immigrants celebrate the commonality of the American spirit. 
MRI
Orchestra
Drones, overtones, and the examination of bones.
Romance for Violin and String Orchestra
A miniature concerto with lyrical melody at the forefront.
Symphony No. 2 'Fraternal'
Orchestra
"Pleasant and accessible, a mix of joviality and pensiveness..
            -Lehigh Valley Music  
Concertante for Bassoon, Flute and Strings
 
Performed at the 1996 International Double Reed Society Convention.
Symphony No. 2 'Fraternal'
Orchestra
"Pleasant and accessible, a mix of joviality and pensiveness..
            -Lehigh Valley Music  
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
 
A three-movement neo-classical concerto premiered in 2018 by the composer's son, pianist Daniel Adam Maltz.

C h a m b e r

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Centennial of Life
Cello, organ (or piano)
Based on motives from the Passover song, Dayenu.  
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano
Premiered at the 1996 International Double Reed Society Convention, is a lyrical and playful piece arranged from the Concertante.

P e r c u s s i o n

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In Perpetuum...
Percussion ensemble
"...stunningly beautiful...sophisticated, harmonically and rhythmically complex, and highly expressive.
            -B. Michael Williams, Winthrop University
Divertimento
Marimba quartet
Lyrical melodies...The harmony is derived from nature's overtone series as well as its inverted, unnatural 'undertone' series.  
Introduction and Two Dances
Percussion quartet
Using rhythm to express the local flavors.

P i a n o

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The Adventures of Papi and Bobo
Piano
A happy-go-lucky set of character pieces.
Three Dances
Piano
A set of dances with melodic and motivic appeal.

V o c a l

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Bambino
Opera

"Maltz's music is attractive...inventive musical ideas...

            -Free Times, Columbia SC  

Seeing with the Heart
Three songs for mezzo soprano, baritone and piano
On poetry by Christopher Hewitt (1946-2004) 

 

A song cycle about disabilities and people's perceptions of them. 

The Grapes in Orvieto
SATB choir
Perpetuates the cultural bond between sister cities.

C h i l d r e n

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Aesop's Fables
Narrator and orchestra

 "Aesop's Fables was a big hit for our School Day concerts."  

            -John Strickler, Gulf Coast MS Symphony 

Fable Beach
Operetta
An operetta based on Aesop's Fables for the enjoyment of children and adults.

O t h e r

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Barnstormer
Wind ensemble
 
modern, rollicking, insistent, and cinematic piece.
The Adventures of Papi and Bobo
Guitar
A happy-go-lucky set of character pieces.